Tag Archives: mountains

#189 – Snow time in Snowdonia – The Glyderau

As time in the mountains has been a bit restricted again, here’s another post from the archives – this is from April 2013.  Bring on the snow! Llyn Bochlwyd frozen, with Glyder Fach behind and to the left (JB) It’s … Continue reading

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#188 – Yet another blast from the past – Winter on Pen yr Ole Wen, North Wales

For all sorts of reasons I’ve not been able to get out in the mountains over the past couple of weeks, but rather than miss a blog post I thought I  would revive another ‘blast from the past’.    In … Continue reading

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#187 – Ynys Môn (Anglesey) – good things come in small packages!

I seem to have spent a lot of time on Ynys Môn (Anglesey) over the past week or so, but unfortunately it’s only been in the virtual sense – I’ve been following the start-up of Môn-SAR, a new search and … Continue reading

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#186 – Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewelyn and Carnedd Dafydd

It’s rare that I have a bad day out in the mountains – there are great days, and even better days!    Every now and then though, I find myself on a route that I just can’t wait to get … Continue reading

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#185 – Great Gable from Honister Pass

Despite living near to some of the best mountain walking in Britain just an hour or so away in Snowdonia, Chris and I have had a couple of trips back to Cumbria over the summer months to revisit the Lake … Continue reading

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#182 – Coniston Old Man and Swirl How

I’ve been writing routes for Walking World for several years now, and one of my earliest contributions was Coniston Old Man and Swirl How, returning by the Coppermines Valley.    Not only is it one of my earliest routes for … Continue reading

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#181 – Norway trip

“To Noroway, Far Noroway, to Noroway o’er the foam ….”                                 (The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens) I hadn’t been to Norway since 1978. In the 1970’s I was a member of 45 Commando Royal Marines, which was at that time … Continue reading

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